Real Estate Law available in Hardcover
Real Estate Law, 5e tells the ôstoryö of real estate from its basic spatial and conceptual form through all the most important private and public law transactions and processes that govern real estate in the United States today. It approaches the study of real estate law using the past to explain the present as well as presenting discussion of its future. It has been updated to include many new cases and concepts, and adds innovative material on the legal aspects of e-commerce and the probable impact it is having on real estate law today and tomorrow. The book is presented in a very clear, concise, and readable style. With its transactional approach, the book is especially practical and useful to both real estate majors and non-majors. Newly rewritten, adding the expertise from a new co-author, Robert Aalberts, enhancing both teaching and learning, this text is valuable for both class and reference use.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND THE NATURE OF REAL PROPERTY
1.Introduction to the Legal System
2.The Nature of Property
3.The Scope of Real Property
4.Rights in Land of Others.
PART II: THE REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION
5.Types of Ownership
6.The Search for Real Estate
7.The Real Estate Contract
8.Title and Insurance
9.Financing the Real Estate Purchase
10.Closings and Taxation; Other Methods of Acquisition
11.Landlord and Tenant.
PART III: LAND USE AND REGULATION
12.Rights and Duties of Landowners and Occupants
13.Legal Planning and Regulation of Land Use
14.Environmental Law and Regulation. APPENDICES.